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Boethius's Arithmatic

Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

The Arithmetic of Boethius (480-524) dates from the early sixth century.  This page is from a mansucript (Plimpton MS 165) that dates from approximately 1294, written on vellum. 

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of the Loci: Convergence.



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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Boethius's Arithmatic," Convergence (November 2008)